Re: “Trudeau government must hike duties on Chinese steel, say NDP, steelworkers” (The Hill Times, July 6, p. 1). China is often accused of “dumping,” in other words: selling things at affordable prices. A proposed five-fold increase of tariffs on imports of Chinese steel simply passes the costs onto the consumer and increases revenue to government and business. Its wages may be protected but until North American labour is in solidarity with workers around the world it will
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